On January 20, an air alert was issued over the MiG-31K in Ukraine

First an air alert was announced in Kiev, then all parts of Ukraine turned red.

The Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced a missile threat across the border of Ukraine. A MiG-31K fighter jet was recorded taking off from the Russian airfield at Mostok.

Ukrainians are urged not to ignore air warnings due to the threat of missile launches.

Updated at 12:47 p.m

In Kiev and across Ukraine, they announced that the MiG-31K threat had been defeated. The aerial alert lasted for almost half an hour.

Wind Warning Map as of 12:20 p.m

How dangerous is the MiG-31K?

It may be recalled that the MiG-31K is the carrier of the Dagger aeroballistic missile. This missile is difficult to shoot due to its trajectory.

Until the spring of 2023, the Ukrainian army did not fire “daggers”. However, in May, the air defense forces destroyed the Russian “Dakar” for the first time with the help of the Patriot system, which was supplied to Ukraine by partners.

The latest drone attack

On the evening of January 19, the Russians released several groups of kamikaze drones. According to the Air Force of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, the drones were launched from the south.

It was later learned that 4 of the 7 Shaheds were destroyed by air defense forces. The PPO worked in Odesa, Mykolaiv, Cherkasy and Khmelnytskyi regions.

In the morning, the southern defense forces announced the destruction of two drones under their responsibility: one in the Mykolayiv region and the other in the Odesa region.

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